Administrative Postdoctoral Associate

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS

Job Title

Administrative Postdoctoral Associate


Texas A&M Agrilife Research


Biochemistry & Biophysics

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type


Job Description


Required Education:

Ph.D. in Genetics, Genomics, or a related field.

Required Experience:


Preferred Education:


Preferred Experience:

Business management experience, scientific research experience.

Required Licenses and Certifications:


Preferred Licenses and Certifications:


Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Computer competencies required.

Strong service ethic and desire to work with all audiences in assigned county, regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, disability or national origin.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to communicate in Spanish

Job Responsibilities:

40%:  Using advanced knowledge in a field of science or learning, administer the Interdisciplinary Degree Program (IDP) in Genetics and the Texas A&M University Institute for Genome Sciences and Society (TIGSS)- Developing, initiating, preparing and coordinating multi-investigator genetics and genomics research training grants.

25%  Support the conduct of research activities of the Genetics IDP and TIGSS including recruiting and outreach efforts

20%: Apply knowledge of the field of Genetics and Genomics for coordinating career training and advising graduate students

10%:  Participate and receive training in the research program's business administration activities

5%:  Other job related duties as required

Restrictions and Other

Restricted by Patriot Act:


Does this position or the job duties performed involve use of restricted items, software or technology covered by Export Controls regulations?


D.O.T. regulated:


Does this employee customarily and regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment and have the authority to make important decisions?


If Yes, give percentage of time spent in this capacity:


Machines or equipment used in the performance of essential duties:

 Computer: 20 hrs., Telephone: 5 hrs., Calculator: 1 hr.

Other Requirements or Other Factors

Travel connected with official duties may be required. This may include attendance at night and/or weekend meetings, participation in out-of-county events.

Must have access to personal vehicle and obtain/maintain valid Driver's license and appropriate liability insurance.

Must have willingness to work necessary hours to fulfill job responsibilities (some evenings and weekends).

Must reside in assigned county (NOTE: Urban designed counties exempt from this requirement).

Preferred Other Factors


All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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